Traveling to Madrid

How to Get to the Conference Venue

The Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel is located close to the Madrid Airport and provides a convenient venue for the HIVR4P 2018 Conference.

By Plane –Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas International Airport (MAD)
Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas International Airport (MAD) is a major airline hub. It is a very important link within Europe and the world, with a special influx of Latin America. Over the last decade it has expanded and received various awards for the design of its new Terminal 4.The airport is easily accessible and located just 5.8 kilometers northwest of the hotel.

The airlines are distributed over the 5 terminals. Please select your airline on the following list to find out where to check-in. Click here  for further information.

Getting to/from the Airport
Airport shuttle
The Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel offers an Airport shuttle service from 5:00 am to 1:30 am. The bus stops at every terminal. This complimentary service is scheduled and can be booked via the shuttle phone: +34 91 400 4400

Taxis in Madrid are white with a diagonal red band on their front door bearing the emblem of the city and have a green light that is on when they are free. The estimated taxi fare from the Airport to the Conference Venue is about 25 EUR one way. The final price for your ride should be indicated by the taximeter.

The car ride service Uber is available and offers low-cost uberX rides for 12 – 17 EUR from the Airport to the Conference Venue and vice versa. The premium electric UberONE is also available for 22 – 30 EUR. This service can be booked via the Uber App. For more information about Uber in Madrid, click here.

Rental Car
Traveling by car, follow Avenue de la Hispanidad direction to M-40/N-II Madrid. Take the exit number 1 and continue to Avenida de Aragon Service Road. It is approximately 2 kilometers to the hotel. Please note that the Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel offers on-site parking, but asks for a 3 EUR hourly and 21 EUR daily fees.

Public Transportation

Madrid Metro
The Madrid Metro is the 2nd largest European Metro network by kilometers. It is the fastest, most efficient and affordable way of getting around Madrid, serving the whole city and some of the suburbs. There are currently 12 metro lines operating from 6 am to 1.30am, with trains departing every 2 minutes during the morning rush hour and every 15 minutes in the early hours (after midnight). At weekends, trains are less frequent during the day. For more information, click here

Download the Madrid Metro map here

Madrid has a large bus network operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes (EMT), whose services travel across the city. On 203 bus routes, Buses go to places the underground doesn’t reach. Although main streets have dedicated lanes, buses can be slower than the tube during rush hours. Hours of operation are Monday to Friday between 6 am and 11.30 pm, every 4 to 15 minutes. Less frequent weekend services start at 7am, the last one being at 11pm.

Madrid has 26 late night bus routes, popularly known as ‘búhos’ (Spanish for ‘owls’), all of them departing from Plaza de Cibeles between 12 am and 4 am.  

Other means of transportation
There are about 15,000 taxis in Madrid. They are white with a diagonal red band on their front door bearing the emblem of the city and have a green light that is on when they are free. Madrid also offers many bike rentals, Uber and the car2go electric car hire service.

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